Bag #1 Dasein® Fall/Winter Handbag Launch 2014

The seasonal beauty of fall color and a light, slightly cooler lift to the air reminding us of days to come marked the arrival of our fall line.  Fresh from Dasein® we were delighted to see the beautiful color palette, in styles elegant, chic and excitingly fresh.  This season, we present a collection of handbags, totes and briefcases with textures from the luxurious ripple of buffalo to smooth and streamlined.  Each day we will be adding a bag or two for your preview pleasure!


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Time for a flight of fashion fancy! Ultra soft, petite rolled faux handles and gold tone studded front panel make this kicking bag even more delectable!



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The structured silhouette gets even more dramatic from the side view, adding size and style to one of our favorite trendy-chic finds of the season!  Expandable from incredibly slim to a full five inches, you will have room for wallet, phone, keys, lip gloss, tablet and directions to your meet up with the girls! We’ve even included an removable shoulder strap for hands free texting.  Safety first!




Feature Article: Holding A Patent

The first mention of Patent Leather came from Brussels, Belgium in the late 1700s, although it was at the time (please forgive us), not patented.  From there, patents were eventually obtained in 1793 and 1805 for making patent leather, this time in Birmingham and Hackney Wick, England.  Patent leather, it is widely agreed upon, owes much of its popularity to Seth Boyden.  Seth Boyden, after obtaining a piece of patent leather from a German military hat did what anyone would do in the situation.  Springing to action, he set up a shed at a Cast Iron Foundry and went to work on reverse engineering the process.   Alas, Boyden never patented his lengthy process either, which included layers of linseed oil and days of baking the leathers and the irony continued.

The popularity of patent leather for use in formal dress grew from there.  Today, we have our choice of patent products form belts, shoes, bags and more.  Now in the wonderful throws of Summer, we are enjoying a surge of patent accessories and in honor of all those wonderful inventors that never held a patent, we invite you to pay homage by holding one of your very own!

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A patent faux leather update on this trendy look! Upgrade your look straight to the catwalk. The stylish handle placement of this trendy zip around top closure bag makes us want to practice our model strut right here in the office.

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This flat bottomed beauty is the perfect size for everyday wear from office to errands and brunch on the weekends. Just remember when you are prowling the mean streets looking like an off duty model, who tipped you off to the au currant style of this delectable bag. Don’t forget the little people!



quilted satchel


Touchable, soft faux leather and sophisticated faux patent details make this the fashionista’s dream bag through the winter fashion season. In chic color combinations, quilted accessories were on the runway for this year’s trendiest look! With so much room in the barrel designed body and tasteful side zip around patent leather pockets, you won’t have to decide whether to make this your daily bag or save it for a weekend get away, you can have both.


red and white quiltedpatent briefcase

A trend stopping bag with two distinct sides.  A stunning gold tone metal frame and Rhinestone studs set this quilted handbag apart from the rest. Wonderfully compact, the double zipper compartments hide a surprisingly roomy, deliciously silky interior!  The adjustable, removable shoulder strap gives you options on how to wear this little two faced accessory.  Go high low in your jeans and flats or keep up with your most sophisticated silhouettes.

Show your chic style at the office! With a trendy zip around top closure and snap closed key ring tethe, this faux patent briefcase bag is a style to be reckoned with. Featuring luxuriously soft rolled faux leather handles and silky polka dot interior, this bag will make you want to make it your weekend as well as week day companion. The look of faux and patent leather combined give you the ability to pair this eye catching style with streamlined work or casual silhouettes.

patent blue brief




Make a chic power move with this sophisticated briefcase, sure to become an instant classic. With gold tone metal hinged handles and frame detailing, this flat bottomed briefcase’s silky, polka dot fabric interior has room for documents, ipad and more.


Well there you have it.  Holding a patent has never been so easy!  And you didn’t even have to erect a shed on the grounds of your local Cast Iron Foundry.

The Vegan Fashionista

We could all use a little fashion in our lives from time to time, and for some that time is everyday.  The trouble is, for a growing number of people, how to combine their love of expression through everyday style with a question of responsibility.  many faux fashion bags, designed with the Vegan Fashionista in mind!

Padlock Bag

This barrel body locking handbag with removable Shoulder Strap is all Faux.  Made with high quality PU, it is not only a designer inspired but cruelty free fashion at its finest.


Who said Vegans led boring lives?  Secret agent, high flying executive or super Mom? This streamlined briefcase will keep your real identity under lock and key. The discreet gold toned padlock and matching key on the double zipper compartment not only keep your private documents private but also double as a chic accent for this flat bottomed briefcase. With a removable, adjustable shoulder strap and permanent handles you will have your own style options! Are you off to pick up the kids or embark on a world saving secret mission? We’ll never tell.

vegan7 This faux briefcase comes in so many lovely colors that we had trouble deciding which one to post!  What better way to go cruelty free than at work?  With so many briefcases options from color blocked to classic, you can have a new expression of your style for everyday of the work week.


This soft faux leather ultra chic bag has all of the trendy sophistication with none of the guilt of real leather.  We love the petite studs and chic buckle straps.  So luscious, we had to show it to you in two colors!  Also available in black.



 Petite Gold Tone Stud Shoulder Bag Tote in Fuchsia


Celebrity Fathers With Style

June is about the guys!  Father’s Day, June 15th, International men’s month and National Men’s Health week are all hosted in the lovely manly month of June.  So to kick it off with a celebration of the men in our life, we’ve put together a list of fabulous celebrity father’s with style.  And as a bonus, we’ve assembled a shopping guide for you in case you want to add a bit of these great Dad’s style to your guy’s wardrobe.  What a chore, but someone had to do it!  We hope you enjoy looking over our list as much as we did making it.


 Johnny Depp is always looking cool with the kids.  On the list of our fashionable Dad’s, Mr. Depp goes from suits to jeans with some pretty consistent accessory choices.  Hat, sunglasses and what we think completes the coolest of Dad looks, the beaded necklaces.  We really like how he is rocking the camo as well.

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Who could mention stylish Dads without talking about Will Smith?  The man can hang a suit and obviously his sense of style is all in the family with Mother Jada always looking fresh as well.  Mr. Smith keeps it simple on the accessories, adding  touches like a classic hat or, our favorite, fashionable scarves to complete his outfits.

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brad pitt camo backpackFor Brad Pitt, Stylish Dad on many lists, hands free is not an option.  But he keeps stepping with ease with the addition of some useful accessories.  Another fan of a good classic hat, and a utilitarian bag.

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tomcruise-girl's handbagWhen you have to carry your daughter’s bag, Dad’s do it with confidence!  Tom Cruise is seen toting his daughter’s mini bag, and looking every inch the stylish Father in the process.

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lenny-kravitz-sunglassesThe ultimate cool rocker Dad Lenny Kravitz is almost never seen without a pair of stylish sunglasses.  Seen here with daughter Zoe, they make one of the cutest Father Daughter pairs ever!

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Moody Fall Fashion 2014

Oh the mood swings of fashion.  If you have, like us, run-through the run-way shows for fall 2014 you will inevitably notice the ambiguity of offerings striding down the catwalk.  European style work boots flashing back to the Pacific Northwest in the early 90s and gorgeous ankle boots with peep toes or chic zippers.  Chunky knit scarves and soft gauzy feminine dresses with lighter than air ruffles.

But we are loving it.  What could be better than to have your pick of so many fabulous styles?  If designers are saying ‘the choice is yours’ this season, then fashion is all the better for it and so are we. So in the spirit of contrast and ambiguity, we have picked a few Dasein bags that we think represent the best of our opposites.  Enjoy!

All Flash and Fun

Cone Tote

Dasein®Mini-Cone Studded Tote


                            Chic Any Season

Classic Briefcase

Dasein® Professional Classic Briefcase

Super Hot For Fall Studded Fringe Bucket Bag

Studded Bucket Satchel

Dasein® Petite Studded Drawstring With Tassels


Equally Hot For Fall

Buckle Top Bucket Tote bag

Dasein® Bucket Tote

Divinely Diva Patent Print for iPad

Leopard ipad case

Dasein® Patent Leopard iPad Case New Smart Stand


Classic Elegant Croc

Dasein Croco ipad case

Dasein® iPad2 Compatible Case


About Dasein™

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Dasein (Brand)

Dasein is an American brand of handbags owned by La Vani, Inc. one of the worlds largest fashion bags and fashion accessories companies based in the Greater Los Angeles Area of California, USA

The brand Dasein was registered on December 8th, 2009 with products ranging from sunglasses, wallets, clutches, to handbags and other high quality accessories.


In early 2010, La Vani built its own warehouse for Dasein products and driven by its commitment to providing high quality products at affordable price Dasein soon became the world’s most welcomed handbag and wallet brand.

La Vani began to offer Dasein products to Amazon, Overstock,, eBay store (Fashlets eBay store) and its own official online store – And in early 2012, the first local store for Dasein products was opened in New York .



Official Dasein Store:

Fashlets eBay Store

Customer Review

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